Working and learning in Britain and Germany: findings of a regional study


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This chapter reports on a project conducted within the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC's) Learning Society Programme in the United Kingdom (UK). The program examined the ways in which lifelong learning can contribute to the development of knowledge and skills for employment and in other areas of adult life. In initiatives aimed at developing a learning society, the concept of multiskilling plays a key role in relation to learning at work and organisational learning. This chapter presents the results of the project that compared the experiences of training for multiskilling...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Research; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Industry; Workforce development; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Comparative analysis; Multiskilling; Learning society; Workplace learning; Education and training system; Training employment relationship

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain; Germany

Published: Bristol, England: Policy Press, 2000

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Pages: pp.199-229

ISBN: 1861342306

Statement of responsibility: Phil Cooke, Antje Cockrill, Peter Scott, John Fitz and Brian Davies

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 67.150

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